capot

capot

1 [kuh-pot, -poh]
noun Cards.
the taking by one player of all the tricks of a deal, as in piquet.

Origin:
1640–50; < French (noun and adj.), designating or describing the player who has no tricks, after faire capot (nautical) to capsize

Dictionary.com Unabridged

capot

2 [kuh-poh; French ka-poh]
noun, plural capots [kuh-pohz; French ka-poh] .
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To capot
Collins
World English Dictionary
capot (kəˈpɒt)
 
n
piquet the winning of all the tricks by one player
 
[C17: from French]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature